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Portrait de Hiroshi Mikitani
Birthday : 10/31/1965
Place of birth : Japan
Public asset : 2,689,920,792 USD
Country of residence : Japan
Linked companies : Rakuten Inc - LYFT Inc

Summary 
Hiroshi Mikitani is a businessperson who founded Rakuten, Inc. and Crimson Group, Inc. and who has been at the head of 14 different companies. Currently, Mr. Mikitani is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Rakuten Aspyrian, Inc., Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of Rakuten, Inc., Chairman of Rakuten Baseball, Inc., Chairman of Crimson Football Club, Inc., Chairman for Fusion Communications Corp., Chairman at Rakuten Travel, Inc. and Chairman of Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. (which are all subsidiaries of Rakuten, Inc.), Chairman at Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Investor at Teton Industries LLC and Representative Officer at Crimson Group, Inc. Hiroshi Mikitani is also on the board of Lyft, Inc., Japan Association of New Economy and Genesis Healthcare Co.

He previously occupied the position of Chairman at Rakuten Credit, Inc., Chairman of PriceMinister SAS, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Rakuten Securities, Inc. (OLD), Chairman for Rakuten Kobo, Inc., President & Representative Director at bitWallet, Inc., Chief Executive Officer for LinkShare Corp. and Principal at Industrial Bank of Japan Ltd.

Mr. Mikitani received an undergraduate degree from the University of Hitotsubashi and an MBA from Harvard Business School.


Anecdotes
He is keen on golf and he is owner of baseball team Rakuten Golden Eagles and also of soccer team Vissel de Kobe.

He is famous for work 15 hours a day for 6 days a week.
Citations
“I avoid the biggest risk in the life: regrets."


Current positions of Hiroshi Mikitani 
NameTitle Since
Rakuten Inc
(Internet Services)
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer 1997
LYFT Inc
(Internet Services)
Director 2015
Rakuten Medical, Inc. Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 2013
Fusion Communications Corp. Chairman 2007
Rakuten Travel, Inc. Chairman 2002
Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra Chairman 2011
Rakuten Vissel Kobe, Inc. Chairman 2006
Rakuten Baseball, Inc. Chairman 2008
Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. Chairman 2004
Japan Association of New Economy Representative Director 2010
Genesis Healthcare Co. Outside Director 2017
Crimson Group, Inc. Representative Officer 1996
Teton Industries LLC Investor -


Holdings of Hiroshi Mikitani 
NameEquities%Valuation
Rakuten Inc (4755)
Internet Services
402,654,80028.1%2,683,879,463 USD
User Local Inc (3984)
Internet Services
80,0002.17%3,868,864 USD
ZAPPALLAS, INC. (3770)
Internet Services
668,2004.89%2,172,465 USD


Hiroshi Mikitani : Personal Network 


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Hiroshi Mikitani : Connections 
Ascent Robotics, Inc.
Viki, Inc.
Cyber AI Entertainment, Inc.
Rakuten Securities, Inc.
RS Empowerment KK
Harvard Business School
Fusion Communications Corp.
Wide Research KK
AdRoll, Inc. (Japan)
Rakuten Card Co., Ltd.
Rakuten Socio Business, Inc.


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08/08Japan's Rakuten swings to quarterly loss on Lyft, mobile service
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